Things To Do near Ger Tor

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Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge (National Trust), Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Family attraction/walking Lydford Gorge is a major visitor attraction in Dartmoor National Park. On the outskirts of Lydford, running down the western border of the Park, the gorge is managed by the National Trust. The gorge is home to the thunderous Devil's Cauldron and what is said to be the hi...

Langstone Moor Stone Row, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor Stone Row, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Whilst it's very easy to locate Langstone Moor Stone Row, it's much more difficult to see/photograph its stones. Situated by The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), the stone row runs south/north across tussocky moorland. We've positioned Langstone Moor Stone Row on Google maps so zoo...

The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor), Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor has several 'longstones'. Long Stone Standing Stone (Shovel Down) is located on the moor above Chagford in the north eastern section of the National Park. The Longstone Standing Stone (Langstone Moor) is situated on the moor in the western section of Dartmoor. Both are part of prehistoric c...

Lydford Gorge Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge Circular Walk, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

When we first moved to Dartmoor in 2008, we were told repeatedly that the National Park was bleak and wet. Whilst sections of the high moors on both the north and south plateaus can be challenging landscapes in cold months, much of the National Park is extraordinarily beautiful and far from the blea...

Lydford Gorge White Lady Waterfall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Lydford Gorge White Lady Waterfall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

We visit the Lydford Gorge White Lady Waterfall on a regular basis. Whilst it's always a beautiful spectacle in an even more beautiful setting, it's best to try and visit the waterfall after a period of heavy rain. Water flows fast from the nearby moors to the Lydford Gorge area and swells both the...

White Tor, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

White Tor, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

White Tor (or White Tor/Whittor) is located on Cudliptown Down on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. It is said to be topped by a Neolithic tor enclosure. See our White Tor Fort/Neolithic Enclosure listing for further information and directions.

White Tor Fort/Neolithic Enclosure, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

White Tor Fort/Neolithic Enclosure, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

If you're interested in the history and prehistory of Dartmoor National Park, buy a copy of Phil Newman's 'The Field Archaeology of Dartmoor'. In chapter 2, which covers the 'Mesolithic to Early Bronze Age', there's a section on tor enclosures. Newman writes: 'Two somewhat enigmatic sites that ma...

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

King Wall, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

In 'High Dartmoor', Eric Hemery writes: 'The outer enclosure-wall accompanying the King Way northward from Nodden Gate marks the east boundary of Bridestowe parish, the Way diverging from it on Southerly Down to ascend to the Sourton Tors-Corn Ridge col. The wall, having kept such august company...

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Great Nodden, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Great Nodden bulges out of the moor on the western side of Dartmoor National Park. Its east side drops very steeply down to the River Lyd. Its west side curves more gently to the trackbed of the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) and the King Way. Grass paths rise to the top of Great Nodden pro...

Hunt Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Hunt Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

This is a remote tor on the boggy Woodcock Hill. Near Rattlebrook Peatworks (Disused), Hunt Tor is very easily accessible on the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Hunt Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to see its location. Hunt Tor is one for the...

Kitty Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park

Kitty Tor, Sourton, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

One for the Dartmoor enthusiast or tor bagger, Kitty Tor is a collection of small outcrops on the high, flat moorland of Amicombe Hill, Woodcock Hill and Corn Ridge. Ten Tors teams nickname the valley east and north of Kitty Tor 'death valley'. The moorland surrounding Kitty Tor can get really boggy...

Southerly Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Southerly Down, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Southerly Down provides access from the Granite Way to the high moor near the western boundary of Dartmoor National Park. Coombe Down is to the north east. Great Nodden is to the east and south east. King Wall, the King Way and a section of the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused) run across the...

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park

Gren Tor, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Along with its neighbour Hunt Tor, Gren Tor is a small outcrop located on boggy moorland by the headwaters of the River Lyd. Like Hunt Tor, it's easily accessible from the Rattlebrook Peatworks Railway (Disused). We've positioned Gren Tor on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting to se...

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

White Tor, Langstone Moor and Great Staple Tor Circular Walk, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Impressive walk to the west of the Park incorporating one of Dartmoor's most dramatic tors. Use the Ordnance Survey OL28 Dartmoor map to help plan your walk in tandem with our Google maps and photographs. Start at the car park on the edge of Smeardon Down to the east of Peter Tavy. Follow the...

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park

Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 3 miles away)

Dartmoor's stone circles tend to occupy stunning locations. Langstone Moor Stone Circle is no exception. Situated in a vast, open stretch of moorland with the bulk of Great Mis Tor rising to the south east, Langstone Moor Stone Circle is essential visiting if you're interested in Dartmoor's prehisto...